new! SANKÍRTAN - Sacrificial Love
This is the first SANKÍRTAN EP Digital release, called 'Sacrificial Love'.
It contains 5 tracks featuring 'cosmic mantra dance' songs.
Leading by Ricardo Hambra on vocals, tabla and percussion set, music design,
with guest producer @Elalmamusic from Los Angeles, CA.
SANKÍRTAN LIVE guest musicians includes Daniel Pritchett on electric and double Bass,
Beto Marzano on Drums and percussion, Priya Mohan on background vocals.
SANKÍRTAN 'Cosmic Mantra Dance' music style can also be described as 'KirTantra',
or the combination of the Sanskrit words Kirtan (song) and Tantra (dance, ritual),
Kirtantra could be experienced as a stimulating effect that this music has on the awakening of the Kundalini energy,
through the repetition of Mantras or sacred syllables in Sanskrit, one of the oldest languages known from India.
'Sacrificial Love' is now available to preview and purchase at BandCamp, Spotify, Amazon, iTunes, and most online retailers..
ragas for yoga
especially suited for peaceful, meditative states and Yoga practice’
featuring Vocal Chant, Tabla set, Tampura drones, Keyboard Synths,
India's Moorsing-Mouth Harp, Kanjira, Gatham and Percussion set.
‘Dawn at Holyland’ bells recorded live in Old Jerusalem, at 5am.
Composed* and produced by Ricardo Hambra, USA, 2014
Kaida compositions for Indian Tabla percussion set.
India's Tabla percussion set, Tampura drones in different keys like C, A, G,
Vocal percussion and Tala clapping (rhythmic solfage).
"Discover the Beauty of Tabla Poetry"
Composed and produced by Ricardo Hambra, US. 2014.
CHILL OUT INDIA VIBE
Indian Tabla set, Raga chants, Tampura drones are some of the featured sounds.
Guests on Sax, Sitar, Keyboards, Bass, Percussion set.
Composed and produced by Ricardo Hambra, USA, 2011.
All songs composed and arranged by R. Hambra, 2009 - USA
Nama' is a new music endeavor, closely related with songs and pieces composed in the 'Ethnic Fusion' music style,
plus the power of 'Ragas' & devotional 'Bhajans' chanting.
Lyrics are in a variety of languages: English, Spanish, Sanskrit, Hindustani music notation system and vocal percussion.
' Nama' means basically 'name'; its origin is Sanskrit, and it refers to the sacred name ascribed to any aspect of Divinity.
Rik Hambra leads this project as a Singer/Composer/Producer, featuring Harmonium, Tabla, Ghatam, Dholak, percussion set.
Other guests enrich 'Nama' with the sounds of Tampuras, Harmonium, Guitars, Keyboards and digital programing.
Ethnic Fusion Sound - Collection # 1
Produced by EFS 2006 USA. All Rights Reserved
Alchemy of modern and ancient music styles, with fresh and exciting instrumental & vocal pieces. Powerful rhythms and
melodies created from different Ethnic and modern music sources: World, Jazz, Indian, Flamenco, Mideastern, Latin, etc.
This Cd contains 16 studio and live recording sessions, with Rik as a Singer & Percussionist, Composer.
With collaborations from other 10 guest musicians, the recording sessions has been taken between Buenos Aires,
Argentina, Madrid - Spain and New York City - USA.
Song names: Hindustani Hop, Latindia, Margarito, Jalim, Mideastern Mix, Go Charan go, etc.